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Uruuruwhenua Hauora

Community Health Service, Kaupapa Māori



We provide free mobile outreach hauora services that include advocacy and support for whānau in the Central Otago region. We can assist and empower you to make responsible choices that impact positively on your lifestyle.

Services inlcude:

  • Mauri Ora / Whānau Ora
  • Health Lifestyle Choices
  • Health Promotion Activities
  • Education on Health Topics
  • Community Gardens
  • Linkages with Other Services
  • Oral Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Asthma & Heart Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Wahine & Tāne Health
  • Child Health
  • Other areas of Health
  • Smoking Cessation. Read more here
  • Advocacy support for alcohol and drug issues. Read more here.


Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral, Walk in


No fees apply.

Fees and Charges Categorisation



Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

If we are not available, please call 0800 878 087 and leave a message.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Languages Spoken

Māori, English

Services Provided

Kaupapa Māori

Whānau Ora

  • Kaupapa Māori

Health services

We work alongside whānau and the wider community to ensure health and social services are accessible and tailored to meet the needs of whānau so that good health and wellbeing…


Mauri Ora / Whānau Ora Service

Healthy Lifestyle, Sexual Health, Diabetes, Asthma, Heart Health, Wähine and Täne Health, Child Health, Oral Health and others.


  • Support when visiting your Doctor/Nurse.
  • Advocacy and support for whānau.…


Rongoā Māori | Māori healing



Community nursing

  • Accident prevention
  • Asthma
  • Breast screening
  • Cervical screening
  • Diabetes
  • Immunisation
  • Kaupapa Māori
  • Mobility
  • Older adult / Kaumātua
  • Self management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Womens wellness

We can support you to link in with other health providers in the area to better meet your needs.

Injury, illness or disability

  • Aids and equipment
  • Disability support
  • Foot care
  • Home support
  • Needs assessment
  • Nursing
  • Rehabilitation
  • Self management
  • Transport

We have disability aid and podiatry visiting services.

Mother and child / Māmā and pēpi

  • Breast feeding
  • Car seats and safety
  • Health checks
  • Immunisation
  • Parenting education
  • Play groups
  • Postnatal support
  • Pregnancy
  • Young mums

We hold a Mama and Pepi support group every Thursday that includes activities such as:

  • Infant first aid
  • Rongoa for pepi
  • Pepi massage
  • Sewing
  • Health and nutrition
  • Car seat checks…


Family / whānau

Information & support

Pregnancy and parenting

Screening and prevention

Sexual and reproductive health

  • Contraception
  • Male sexual health
  • Pregnancy testing
  • STI testing and treatment

Wellness / healthy lifestyle

  • Exercise and activity
  • Foot care
  • Healthy eating
  • Mindfulness and mental wellbeing
  • Smoking cessation

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access



Central Lakes

Contact Details

47 Centennial Avenue
Otago 9320

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Street Address

47 Centennial Avenue
Otago 9320

Postal Address

PO Box 500
Alexandra 9320
New Zealand

This page was last updated at 3:31PM on May 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Uruuruwhenua Hauora.